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flower events to celebrate spring

It's been quite a week for flowers! They've been celebrated near and far in so many ways that spring must be around the corner. From elaborate floral displays at the de Young Museum's Bouquets to Art exhibit in San Francisco to a wide range of floral fun at the Canada Blooms Festival in Toronto, you can find botanical beauty in nearly each corner of the globe this month. Find one near you: Flowers for Art - Aarau, Switzerland (open through Mar 12th) Canada Blooms - Toronto, Canada (Mar 10-19) Philadelphia Flower Show - Philadelphia, USA (Mar 11-19) Bouquets to Art - San Francisco, USA (Mar 14-19) Art in Bloom - Belmont, USA (Mar 17-May 26) Boston Flower Show - Boston, USA (Mar 22-26) Art in Bloom - Milwaukee, USA (Mar 23-26) Mountain...

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10 tips to pick your wedding flowers

Being flower-obsessed, I looked forward to planning my wedding flowers. As I started into the planning, though, I realized how many things there were to consider. I learned a lot along the way, so I thought I'd share it with you! Disclaimer: I'm not a wedding florist or floral designer, so some of this information might vary based on where you live and who you work with. When you start considering your wedding details, flowers can be incorporated in a number of areas. They can make a big difference in the overall feel of your day, which is all the more reason to get clear on how you want to use them and how they should look. Here are 10 tips to consider...

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